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Please check the calendar on the right-hand side of the page for important dates. A list of board agendas and minutes can also be found on the right. Check below for recent announcements, followed by important forms, reports and presentations. 
Board Meetings
The Board will commence all meetings at 7 p.m. in the Dr. Dario Valcarcel Media Center, Glen Rock High School, 400 Hamilton Avenue, for the purposes of recessing to Closed Work Session. The BOE will reconvene the Regular Board Meeting at 8 p.m. Closed Work Session may occur before or after the Regular Board Meeting when necessary. Click here to view the 2016 Board of Education Meeting Dates
Board Announcements
September 19th BOE Meeting is Canceled
The September 19, 2016 Regular Board Meeting for the Glen Rock Board of Education has been canceled.

The next meeting will be held on September 26, 2016 and will be held in the Glen Rock High School, Dario Valcarcel, Jr. Media Center, 400 Hamilton Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ. The Board will recess to Closed Session at 7:00 PM and open the Regular Meeting at approximately 8:00 PM.
UPDATED BOE meeting dates for September, 2016
The Glen Rock Board of Education has amended its meeting schedule as listed below, to be held in the Dario Valcarcel, Jr. Media Center at the Glen Rock High School, 400 Hamilton Avenue. The Board will recess to Closed Work Session at 7:00 PM and will return to the Regular Board meeting at 8:00 PM; unless otherwise noted.

The second Monday of the month – Committee of the Whole, when Board discusses topics/issues; Action may or may not be taken.

The third Monday of the month – Regular Public meeting as needed. Action will be taken.

The fourth Monday of the month - Regular Public meeting. Action will be taken.

September 12, 2016 – Committee of the Whole
September 19, 2016 – Cancelled
September 26, 2016 – Regular Public meeting
Convocation 2016

Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti prepares to address Glen Rock Public Schools faculty and staff at the opening day Convocation on Sept. 1.
5YSP Ad hoc committee
Earlier last year, the Glen Rock BOE established the Ad hoc Five Year Strategic Planning Committee (5YSP) for the purposes of developing a financial strategic plan to assist the district with identifying and achieving its goals with respect to the district mission, vision and direction. The work of the committee will be shared on this webpage and related documents can be found in the file section at the bottom of the page. Anyone interested in sharing their thoughts on the direction of the district is welcome to email the BOE at
The Glen Rock BOE 'Rock'n the Past' in the July 4th Parade

Teachers of the Year announced

The Glen Rock School District’s Teachers/Educational Services Professionals of the Year were recognized at the June 13 Board of Education Meeting: (from left) Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paula Valenti, Byrd School Grade 1 teacher Andrea Groszew and principal Dr. Linda Weber; Coleman School ESL teacher Jennifer DiLoreto and principal Dawn Cappadona; Glen Rock Middle School Principal Edward Thompson and Grade 6 Block teacher Amanda Carullo; Glen Rock High School Principal John Arlotta and Physical Education teacher Kelly Dowell; Central School Grade 1 teacher Heather Frank and principal Krista LaCroix; Hamilton School Kindergarten teacher Katy Lau and principal Irene Pierides; and Glen Rock Board of Education President Sheldon Hirschberg.
GRHS spring athletes recognized
Glen Rock High School’s top spring athletes were recently recognized by the Glen Rock Board of Education for their accomplishments both on and off the field. On hand for the ceremony are (from left) Girls Lacrosse assistant coach Amanda Greenfield representing Julia Gaffey; Mary Kate Horton, lacrosse; Killeen McDonald, lacrosse; Max Felsenstein, baseball; Owen Davitt, track; Jake Kinney, ice hockey; Matt Rosario, ice hockey; and Varsity Softball Coach Kelly Dowell representing Zoe Bender.
A fond farewell

Glen Rock High School senior Harrison Gale was recognized at the June 13 BOE meeting for her service to the board. Harrison served as Student Council Representative for both the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years, where she attended all public meetings of the board, reporting on student activities, responding to queries by the trustees and lending her considered opinion to many discussions. Congratulating Harrison (center) for her “… valuable contributions to the Glen Rock Board of Education” are President Sheldon Hirschberg and Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti.

Kindergarten commendations extended

At the June 13 public meeting of the Glen Rock Board of Education members of the district’s administration and staff were recognized for their “commitment and dedication to the success of the Glen Rock Public Schools inaugural Full Day Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten initiatives.” Superintendent Dr. Paula Valenti (far left) and BOE President Sheldon Hirschberg (far right) commend (from left) Glen Rock Community School Director Andrea Tahinos and Transitional Kindergarten teacher Carmela Calbi; Byrd School Principal Dr. Linda Weber and Kindergarten Teacher Susan Fisher; Coleman School Principal Dawn Cappadona and Kindergarten teacher Chrisanne Moger; Central School Kindergarten teachers Anne Mack, Donna Rooney and principal Krista LaCroix; and Hamilton School Kindergarten teachers Katy Lau, Jamie Britton and principal Irene Pierides. Missing from the photo are Byrd School Kindergarten teacher Karen Costello and Coleman School Kindergarten teacher Cathy Mitchell.
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